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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

An official poster of The Little Mermaid.

REVIEW: ‘The Little Mermaid’ a blast to watch

JOEY FRANKLIN May 30, 2023

After a couple of weeks in a row of action-adventure movies, I thought it would be fun to take a step back and review a more family-friendly movie. Up to this point, the few live-action remakes of Disney...

An official poster of Hypnotic.

REVIEW: ‘Hypnotic’ is the most you could fit into an hour-and-a-half

JOEY FRANKLIN May 25, 2023

Usually, when I go to the theater to watch a movie, the movie is part of a well-established franchise or a “based on a true story” biopic-style movie. While “Hypnotic” is not the best new movie...

An official poster of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ a triumphant, emotional end to trilogy

JOEY FRANKLIN May 16, 2023

I watched the first “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie on a whim in the summer of 2014. It ended up being my favorite movie, and the soundtrack blew my mind. The Guardians team has made several appearances...

“Caddyshack,” one of my favorite movies of all time. 

Movie Review: ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ revives forgotten comedian


“A Futile and Stupid Gesture” is a 2018 movie based on the life of Douglas Kenney, one of the most important comedians of the past several decades. Douglas Kenney was one of the co-founders of National...

The third installment in the “Creed” series, a legacy series of the highly acclaimed “Rocky” series.

Movie review: ‘Creed III’ should be the end to the series


The third installment in the “Creed” series, a legacy series of the highly acclaimed “Rocky” series, was released in early March of this year. While I enjoyed “Creed III,” I think the “Rocky”...

The movie full of references for the people who played the games

Movie Review: ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ the peak of references

JOEY FRANKLIN April 27, 2023

Well, this was certainly a movie … about Mario. I truly do not think there could have been any more references to Mario games in this movie, and I absolutely loved it. From “Mario Kart” to “Super...

Top to bottom, the acting in “Air” is superb.

Movie Review: ‘Air’ the story of the shoe

JOEY FRANKLIN April 13, 2023

Bar none, “Air” is the best movie that I have seen in theaters so far this year, I walked out of the theater thoroughly impressed.  This biopic-style movie is done really well, there is a sense...

Watching a bear swallow a kilo of cocaine is a sight to behold

Movie review: ‘Cocaine Bear’ a refreshing boost for campy movies

PARKER R. SCHAFER, Evergreen columnist March 23, 2023

Rating: 7/10 “Cocaine Bear” was made the way movies should be made. It was by no means perfect, but it definitely maybe might be one that I would see again. The campy aspect of this film was...

The MCU is really turning into a middle-of-the-road Television show with super long episodes.

Movie Review: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’

JOEY FRANKLIN March 20, 2023

Rating: 6/10 *Editor's  note: Spoilers ahead* “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” was supposed to be the launching point for the next big phase of Marvel, but I do not think it did a good job...

The whip-cracking archeologistis coming back to the big screen for one last movie

Joey’s Top 10s: ‘Indiana Jones’

JOEY FRANKLIN February 27, 2023

There is going to be a new installment in the “Indiana Jones” franchise! “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” is set to release in theaters this summer. It has been quite a long time since...

Should Cavil really be the next 007?

Sean Connery isn’t the best ‘James Bond’ actor

LUKE INGHAM, Evergreen columnist February 23, 2023

The "James Bond" franchise is one of the longest-standing series in popular culture. Over 60 years Eon Productions has released 25 films with six different actors portraying the British secret agent. In...

An underdog of a story for an underdog storyline

Movie Review: “Ford v Ferrari”

JOEY FRANKLIN February 16, 2023

For the sports edition of the Daily Evergreen, I want to review one of my favorite sports movies of all time, “Ford v Ferrari.” When this movie came out in 2019, I was skeptical about going to watch...

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